Jo Guldi

Brown University

Jo Guldi is assistant professor of history at Brown University. Born in Dallas, Texas, she received her bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and then studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, before completing a Ph.D in history at the University of California, Berkeley. She then continued on to postdoctoral study at the University of Chicago and the Harvard Society of Fellows. Specialized in the history of capitalism, land use, and the design of computational tools for visualizing large numbers of texts, resulting for instance in the Paper Machines tool released in 2012-3 with the collaboration of Christopher Johnson-Roberson.